The pointy peak of Diamond Head forms a dramatic backdrop to Waikiki on Oahu’s south coast. Diamond Head is a State Monument, and a popular lookout point on Oahu.
Formed from volcanic tuff, the crater is part of a geological outcrop of cones, vents and old lava flows, formed from eruptions around 150,000 years ago.
If you’re feeling fit, work out with an exhilarating climb to the top of Diamond Head and take in the city views. The steep round-trip hike takes a couple of hours, with challenging stages of steps and tunnels.
Waikiki Beach runs east to the Diamond Head peninsula. If you’re driving from Waikiki, follow Kalakaua Avenue onto Monsarrat Avenue. Buses run to the monument from Waikiki.
Tours & Tickets
Join us on this exciting journey of discovery to see Diamond Head Crater; beautiful Hanauma Bay; famous Halona Blowhole and “From Here to Eternity” ... Read more
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)
Start your Oahu Day Trip from Kauai with a visit to the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center at Pearl Harbor. See the battleship USS Missouri where the ... Read more
Location: Kauai, Hawaii
Duration: 12 - 13 hours